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Fresh Summer Looks: White Blazer & Colorful Dress

How to wear a white blazer; colorful office outfit idea; how to wear colored dress; wedding guest outfit ideas; how to wear strappy sandal;  On Reese Witherspoon: Ray-Ban ‘Classic Wayfarer XL’ 54mm Sunglasses, Proenza Schouler PS1 Medium Satchel Bag, White, Rebecca minkoff Dane Bandana Print Skirt,Chloé bi-colour sandal,J Brand Ready-to-Wear Combo white Jacket/blazer, gold earrings, layered necklaces;green blue dress, white ankle strap sandal, gold cuff, valentino brown bag.  On Reese Witherspoon:J Brand Ready-to-Wear Combo white Jacket/blazer,blue green dress, white ankle strap sandal, gold cuff, valentino brown bagPhotos: Reese Witherspoon; Courtesy of stylebistro.comjustjared.com.

Last time, we shared two ways to style a white blazer: one is bold, another is laid-back chic. If neither fit you, today’s looks you will surely love: two girly, sweet outfits from American’s sweetheart Reese Witherspoon.

Although she is already a mother-of-three, her looks always have a youthful, girly and optimistic flair. She knows her strength and what suits her best:

Start from the blazer, this particular one on her has a mix of subtle textures: twill, satin and leather (yes! the notched lapels are beautifully made of smooth white leather!) which give the whole look a luxurious, elegant and fashionable vibe.

White blazer creates the perfect canvas for beautiful bright colors. The fresh red printed skirt and blue dress on her are perfect for warm weather. To highlight her lean legs, she chose above-knee versions, with nude sandals, the total look is leg-elongating.

For women about her age, I would say don’t be afraid to try above-the-knee length skirt/dress, as long as you choose age-appropriate patterns/colors, and keep your arms covered with a cardigan or a well-tailored jacket.

Last but not least, accessories are great to keep up with trends without being overdone, like the white IT bag, safety chain cuff, strappy sandals and layered necklaces you see on the star.

How to wear a white blazer; colorful office outfit idea; how to wear colored dress; wedding guest outfit ideas; how to wear strappy sandal;  On Reese Witherspoon: Ray-Ban ‘Classic Wayfarer XL’ 54mm Sunglasses, Proenza Schouler PS1 Medium Satchel Bag, White, Rebecca minkoff Dane Bandana Print Skirt,Chloé bi-colour sandal,J Brand Ready-to-Wear Combo white Jacket/blazer, gold earrings, layered necklaces;green blue dress, white ankle strap sandal, gold cuff, valentino brown bag. Alternatives:  James Perse plain white Tee,    Ray-BanOriginal Unisex Wayfarer Sunglasses,  Alicia Marilyn Designs Long gold and crystal necklace,  stella & dot Demi Layering Necklace ,

Jacket: J Brand (also here; similar here & here)
Top: James Perse (similar here)
Skirt: Rebecca Minkoff (on sale! similar here)
Shoes: Chloé (great alternative here & here)
Bag: Proenza Schouler (also here; on sale here! )
Sunglasses: Ray Ban
Necklaces: Alicia Marilyn Designs long necklaceStella & Dot layering necklace

How to wear a white blazer; colorful office outfit idea; how to wear colored dress; wedding guest outfit ideas; how to wear strappy sandal; On Reese Witherspoon:J Brand Ready-to-Wear Combo white Jacket/blazer,blue green dress, white ankle strap sandal, gold cuff, valentino brown bag  Alternatives:  Diane Von Furstenberg Julissa blue dress,  Steve Madden REALOVE two strap sandals,   Botkier Valentina Satchel,  Tom Ford 'Jennifer' 61mm Oval Frame oversize Sunglasses,  Safety gold Chain Cuff,  Another Line 'Updated' colored Skinny Patent Belt,

Jacket: J Brand (also here; similar here here)
Dress: Diane Von Furstenberg (50% off; similar here & here)
Shoes: Steve Madden
Bag: Botkier Valentina
Sunglasses: Tom Ford
Belt: Another Line
Cuff: Safety Chain Cuff (great style here & here)

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Street Style: White Coat & Sporty Beanie

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Photo: Model Bonnie Chen; Courtesy of Vogue.co.uk

Hi everyone! It’s been such a long time since my last post. I’m going through a big change now and would like to share with this good news with you all: I’m going to be a mom soon! During the past two months, I have been tormented by the discomfort of pregnancy. Now I finally stepped into the so-called golden stage, although morning sickness is still around. And I will surely include more maternity style tips in the future, for those of you who are also expecting a new family member!

I’m glad I come back just in time: it’s the middle of fashion month, countless of runway looks and street styles are dazzling. With spring coming soon, there’s just too many to share! Today, let’s start with one of my favorite Chinese model Bonnie Chen (last time featured her here).

Black and white is a huge trend for this spring and will continue go into fall/winter as we saw from the latest runway shows. In her outfit, we can see trendy elements (like the high contrast palette and statement cross-body bag); fashion-forward elements that will coming next season (like her beanie and exaggerated hairstyle); and classic elements that never go out of style (leather pants, biker boots and crisp white button-down). All of these blend harmoniously. Compared to those showgoers with bare legs and sky high heels walking on snow, her look is not only stylish, but warm, comfy and easy.

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Coat: Reiss (great buy on sale here)
Pants: J-Brand (also adore this pair)
Shoes: Aquatalia by Marvin K. (lust worthy pair here)
Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs (also here & here)
Hat: Asos (or this one)

The beanies on Fall 2013 runways also remind me of this look of her (below). It was back in 2010, but Bonnie Chen’s red hat and her skilled layers keep this look stay in my notebook till now.

If you haven’t own a beanie yet, score one now, it will surely keep you in style!

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Photo: Model Bonnie Chen (back in 2010)

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Three Unexpected Ways To Wear Brown Leather Jacket

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Photos (from left): Heidi Klum, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Clemence Poesy; Courtesy of vogue.co.ukbauergriffinonline.comfashioncappuccino.com.

Leather jacket is no doubt a timeless wardrobe staple. Among all of the colors, black and brown are the most flattering ones that worth the investment and will accompany us for many years. We already talked about classic black leather jacket here, today let’s focus on brown.

Compared to polished and edgy black, brown is more casual and effortlessly chic. Rich brown flatters almost all the skin tones. When the leather breaks down over time, the brown color will appear more attractive.

Above three looks are my favorite. The stars really brought out different sides of a brown leather jacket and showed its versatility:

Heidi Klum (above left)’s sneakers and boyfriend jeans give her brown leather a laid-back, casual vibe; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (middle)’s skinny jeans and sexy ankle booties add urban chicness to the jacket; Clemence Poesy’s tough boots easily transform the look into an edgy, carefree off- duty outfit. Let alone the unexpected color combinations on them: brown with floral print, with lush green or vibrant red.

Which one is your favorite? And what’s your “secret” to spicing up your brown leather jacket?

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From left:
Vince ($50 here)
Bernardo (similar here)
Reiss (similar here, petite version here)

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Jacket: Reiss (similar here)
Top: Splendid (or this one)
Jeans: Current/Elliott (similar here)
Shoes: Serafini (similar here)
Scarf: Fendi 

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Jacket: Reiss 
Top: T by Alexander Wang (similar here)
Jeans: J Brand (great alternative here)
Bag: Bottega Veneta (great style here)
Shoes: Via Spiga

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Jacket: Reiss
Top: Kain (great buy here)
Jeans: J Brand (great alternative here)
Bag: Alexander Wang (also here & here)
Shoes: Frye